I think I am depressed but don't want to bother the doctors if I am not

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Since, April I have not been feeling myself I have been feeling very isolated and like everything I do is an act. I went traveling with my friend and I felt guilty that I had to pretend I liked doing things that I usually would have loved but I was taking no enjoyment out of them. It was the same for social situations but I just felt like I couldn't act anymore and just spent the night being quite but other times it almost felt natural and I was back to my usual loud egomaniac self. I do not know if I am just worried about my future because I am studying a university course that I do not enjoy and I am letting that get me down. I cannot be optimistic about my future right now because I will probably get a rubbish degree so that won’t set me up for a good career and I am not sure I fit in well with other people so I cannot see myself being happy with my social life. I am not sure if I am just being self-centred or if something is actually wrong because I have days when I feel okay.

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    Miriam, can't you change your courses/career? I know that when I have something on my mind that ia bothering me, I can't enjoy anything else.
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    Sounds like a lot of stress is making you feel depressed are you sleeping what other symptoms do you have maybe do a depression quiz online to get an idea if the situation doesnt improve I think you should see your doctor Keep us posted.
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    Hello Miriam,

    Sounds to me like your on a bit of a downer.

    If I was you I would go to the doctor asap for at least a chat.

    The sooner the better,that way if you are depressed at least you will be on the road to recovery and be able to concentrate more on your studies.although if you start a course of ad you will have to deal with the side effects,which ain't very nice but worth it for me anyway but maybe you don't need,maybe a good talk with someone that understands will help.Why not call some charity up and tell them how you ate feeling,like the Samaritans for example.that's what they are there for and at least you wiil be able to get it of your chest and you don't have to face anybody,Anyway try be positive an take care,bye

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